Travel Themed Books
While we are staying in, here are some books to give you a world tour at home.
🎨The Art of Travel -Alain de Botton
A book full of illustrations that you can explore Provence with Van Gogh, Madrid with Humboldt. You’ll be touring cities with the imaginary guidance of the authors and exploring travel philosophy.
🗺Around The World In 80 Days -Jules Verne
If you haven’t read it as a child, it tells about the adventure of an English gentleman traveling around the world in 80 days after he entered a “challange” with his tea time friends.
🚢On The Road -Jack Kerouac
It is a bit of a travel, a bit of an existence story, where the author compiled the notes he took on the roads he spent 3 years of his life.
🍝Italian Journey -Goethe
It consists of the diaries that Goethe kept on his travels to Italy in 1786.
🛵The Motorcycle Diaries -Che Guevara
It describes how Che left his prosperous life at the age of 23 to explore South America and how he became Che. The book also has a movie.
🏍Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance –Robert M. Pirsig
A cult novel about a man’s inner journey at the same time during a long motorcycle ride with his son and two friends.
🏝The Beach -Alex Garland
It tells about the dark side of the life of a traveling young man when he searches for a paradise on earth, a secret area with his friends. The book also has a famous movie with Leonardo Dicaprio.